Carranza Lab
Animal Biodiversity and Evolution Programme
Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF)
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Salvador Carranza
Researcher at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF)

Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF)
Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 37-49
E-08003 Barcelona (Spain)
Tel: +34 932309644 / Fax: +34 932309555



Research Interests

Our research activities are focused on the application of phylogenetic analyses to understand how biodiversity is generated and maintained. Current research topics include:

  • Historical biogeography and evolution of the reptiles and amphibians around the westernmost Mediterranean. [more]
  • Uses of Phylogenies to study evolutionary, ecological and biogeographical processes: the North African and Arabian arid reptile faunas. [more]
  • Island biogeography and evolution [more]
  • Conservation of the Montseny brook newt (Calotriton arnoldi) [more]
Last update: February 2020